Serious Injuries Reported for Pedestrian Struck by Car in Newark's South Ward

Police in Newark are investgiating a pedestrian strike that left a person injured in the city's South Ward Monday evening.

According to police, the incident happened in the vicinity of South 13th Street and Avon Avenue at approximately 8:17 p.m.

Emergency responders arrived and found an adult male suffering severe injuries after a car struck him at that location. According to reports, the victim was transported to University Hospital for treatment.

The investigation remains active and ongoing at this time.